Long Session 2021–2022

July 23
Friday Last day during the summer session that new summer session students, continuing students, readmitted students, and new graduate students can register for the fall semester.
July 27
Tuesday Tuition bills for the fall semester distributed to students electronically. Notice is sent to the e-mail address on the student’s record.
August 13
Friday Tuition payment deadline is 5:00 pm for undergraduate students who registered for the fall semester by Wednesday, July 21.(*Tuition payment deadline changed to August 17.) Tuition may be paid in full or in installments. New International Student Orientation Part I (this program is separate of the university required new student orientation session hosted by New Student Services; visit website for more information)
August 16
Monday New International Student Orientation Part II this program is separate of the university required new student orientation session hosted by New Student Services; visit website for more information)
August 17
Tuesday University required Orientation for new undergraduate transfer students.
*NEW* Tuition payment deadline is 5:00 pm for undergraduate students who registered for the fall semester by Friday, July 23. Tuition may be paid in full or in installments.
August 18
Wednesday University required Orientation and testing begin for new freshmen students.

Fall Semester 2021

August 20
Friday Registration for the fall semester for new undergraduate students and all graduate students who have not yet registered. To complete registration, undergraduate students must pay tuition by 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 24; graduate and law students must pay tuition by 5:00 p.m. on Monday, August 30.
Last day a graduate student may register in absentia.
University residence halls open at 7:00 a.m.
University Health Services benefits become available to registered students.
August 23
Monday Registration for the fall semester for new, readmitted, and continuing students who have not yet registered. To complete registration, undergraduate students must pay tuition by 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 24; graduate and law students must pay tuition by 5:00 p.m, on Monday, August 30. 
Add/drop for the fall semester for students who registered and paid their tuition and fees by Tuesday, August 17.
August 24
Tuesday Registration and add/drop for the fall semester for all students.
Tuition payment deadline for undergraduate students who registered after Wednesday, July 21 are due by 5:00 p.m.
August 25
Wednesday Classes begin.
August 30
Monday Fourth class day; Last day of the official add/drop period; after this date, changes in registration may require the approval of the department chair and usually the student's dean.
Last day undergraduate students may register and pay tuition without the approval of the registrar. (See General Information, Academic Policies and Procedures, for details).
Last day graduate students may register and pay tuition without the approval of the graduate dean.
Last day law students may register and pay tuition without the approval of the dean.
Tuition payment deadline is 5:00 p.m. for undergraduate, graduate, and law students.
Tuition may be paid in full or in installments.
September 6
Monday Labor Day holiday.
September 10
Friday Twelfth class day; this is the date the official enrollment count is taken.
Payment for added classes (add bill) due by 5:00 p.m.
Last day an undergraduate student may add a class except for rare and extenuating circumstances. 
Last day to drop a class for a possible refund. (See General Information, Academic, Policies and Procedures and Registration, Tuition, and Fees for details.)
Last day a graduate student may, with the required approvals, add a class.
Last day a law student may add a class. Last day a law student may drop a class without the approval of the dean.
September 24
Friday Second tuition payment due for students who selected the installment plan.
October 13
Wednesday Intrasemester reports due in the deans’ offices.  
October 20
Wednesday Last day to apply for a law degree.
Last day a law student may register in absentia.
October 21-22, 25-27
Thursday-Friday, Monday-Wednesday Academic advising for continuing and readmitted students for the spring semester.
October 22
Friday Final tuition payment due for students who selected the installment plan.
October 28
Thursday Last day an undergraduate student may, with the dean’s approval, withdraw from the University or drop a class except for urgent and substantiated, nonacademic reasons.
Last day an undergraduate student may change registration in a class to or from the pass/fail basis.
Last day a law student may change registration in a class to or from the pass/fail basis.
Last day to apply for an undergraduate degree.
October 25-November 5
Daily Registration for the spring semester for continuing and readmitted students. 
November 9
Tuesday Tuition bills for the spring semester distributed to students electronically. Notice is sent to the e-mail address on the student’s record.
November 12
Friday Last day to apply for a graduate degree.
November 19
Friday Last day a doctoral candidate may hold a dissertation defense for the fall 2021 semester.
November 22
Monday Last day a graduate student may change registration in a class to or from the credit/no credit basis.
November 24-27
Wednesday-Saturday Thanksgiving holidays.
December 3
Friday Last day to submit master’s report, recital, thesis, doctoral dissertation, or treatise to the graduate dean. 
December 4
Saturday Fall graduation ceremonies in some of the colleges and schools. 
December 6
Monday Last class day.
Last day a graduate student or a law student may, with the required approvals, drop a class or withdraw from the University.
Last day an undergraduate may register in absentia. 
December 7
Tuesday Reading day in the School of Law.
December 7-8, 12
Tuesday-Wednesday, Sunday No-class days.
December 8-11, 13-17
Wednesday-Saturday, Monday-Friday Fall semester final examinations in the School of Law.
December 9-11, 13-15
Thursday-Saturday, Monday-Wednesday Fall semester final examinations except in the School of Law.
December 16
Thursday University residence halls close at 9:00 a.m.
December 17
Friday Commissioning of ROTC graduates.
December 18
Saturday Official graduation date. (No public exercises.)
 

 

Spring Semester 2022

January 6
Thursday Tuition payment deadline is 5:00 p.m. for undergraduate students who registered for spring semester by Friday, November 5. Tuition may be paid in full or in installments.
January 7
Friday New International Student Orientation. For the most up to date information regarding orientation dates/schedules, please visit New Student Services website (this program is separate of the university required new student orientation session hosted by New Student Services; visit website for more information).
January 10
Monday Orientation and testing begin for new undergraduate students.
Registration for the spring semester for continuing and readmitted students who have not yet registered. To complete registration undergraduate students must pay tuition by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, January 14; graduate students and law students must pay tuition by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, January 21.
Add/drop for the spring semester for students who have already registered and paid their tuition by Thursday, January 6. 
January 11
Tuesday Registration for the spring semester for new and readmitted students who have not yet registered. To complete registration, undergraduate students must pay tuition by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, January 14; graduate and law students must pay tuition by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, January 21.
Add/drop for the spring semester for students who registered and paid their tuition by Thursday, January 6. 
January 12-14
Wednesday-Friday Registration for the spring semester for new, readmitted, and continuing students who have not yet registered. To complete registration, undergraduate students must pay tuition by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, January 14; graduate and law students must pay tuition by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, January 21.
Add/drop for the spring semester for students who have already registered and paid their tuition by Thursday, January 6. 
January 14
Friday Tuition bills due by 5:00 p.m. for undergraduate students who have registered but not paid.
University residence halls open at 9:00 a.m.
University Health Services benefits become available to registered students.
January 17
Monday Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday.
January 18
Tuesday Classes begin.
January 21
Friday Fourth class day; Last day of the official add/drop period; after this date, changes in registration may require the approval of the department chair and usually the student’s dean. 
Last day undergraduate students may register and pay tuition without the approval of the registrar. (See General Information, Academic Policies and Procedures, for details.)
Last day graduate students may register and pay tuition without the approval of the graduate dean.
Last day law students may register and pay tuition without the approval of the dean.
Tuition payment deadline is 5:00 p.m. for undergraduate, graduate, and law students. Tuition may be paid in full or in installments.
February 2
Wednesday Twelfth class day; this is the date the official enrollment count is taken.
Last day an undergraduate student may add a class except for rare and extenuating circumstances. 
Payment for added classes (add bill) due by 5:00 p.m.
Last day to drop a class for a possible refund. (See General Information, Academic Policies and Procedures and Registration, Tuition, and Fees for details.)
Last day a graduate student may, with the required approvals, add a class.
Last day a law student may add a class. Last day a law student may drop a class without the approval of the dean.
February 18
Friday Second tuition payment due for students who selected the installment plan.
March 5
Saturday Intrasemester reports due in the deans' offices.
March 14-19
Monday-Saturday Spring break.
March 25
Friday Final tuition payment due for students who selected the installment plan.
March 28
Monday Last day to apply for a law degree.
Last day a law student may register in absentia.
April 4
Monday Last day an undergraduate student may, with the dean’s approval, withdraw from the University or drop a class except for urgent and substantiated, nonacademic reasons.
Last day an undergraduate student may change registration in a class to or from the pass/fail basis.
Last day a law student may change registration in a class to or from the pass/fail basis.
Last day to apply for an undergraduate degree.
April 9
Saturday 74th Annual Honors Day Program.
April 13-15, 18-22
Wednesday-Friday, Monday-Friday Academic advising for continuing and readmitted students for the summer session and the fall semester.
April 15
Friday Last day to apply for a graduate degree.
April 18-29
Daily Registration for the summer session and the fall semester for continuing and readmitted students.
April 22
Friday Last day a doctoral candidate may hold a dissertation defense for the spring 2022 semester.
April 25
Monday Last day a graduate student may change registration in a class to or from the credit/no credit basis.
May 2
MondayLast class day in the School of Law.
Last day a law student may, with the required approvals, drop a class or withdraw from the University.
May 3
Tuesday Reading day in the School of Law.
Tuition bills for the summer session distributed to students electronically. Notice is sent to the e-mail address on the student’s record.
May 4-7, 9-13
Wednesday-Saturday, Monday-Friday, Spring semester final examinations in the School of Law.
May 6
Friday Last class day except in the School of Law.
Last day to submit master’s report, recital, thesis, doctoral dissertation, or treatise to the graduate dean.
Last day a graduate student may, with the required approvals, drop a class or withdraw from the University.
Last day an undergraduate student may register in absentia.
May 9-10, 15
Monday-Tuesday, Sunday No-class days.
May 11-14, 16-17
Wednesday-Saturday, Monday-Tuesday Spring semester final examinations except in the School of Law.
May 18
Wednesday University residence halls close at 9:00 a.m. (except for graduating students).
May 19
Thursday Tuition payment deadline is 5:00 p.m. for undergraduate students who registered for the summer session during the spring.
May 20-21
Friday-Saturday Graduation ceremonies in the colleges and schools.
May 20
Friday Commissioning of ROTC graduates.
May 21
Saturday Commencement (official graduation date).
May 22
Sunday University residence halls close at 9:00 a.m. for graduating students.